HSA’s 60th Anniversary!

Harlem Summer Arts Experience

Dates: July 8th – August 16th 2024

Join us for the FOURTH annual Harlem Summer Arts Experience, a transformative six-week program from July 8 to August 18, 2024, designed for children aged 5-12. Led by experienced instructors and special guest artists, the curriculum developed by Soul Science Lab, immerses students in the vibrant history of Harlem while exploring music, dance, acting, and design. Inspired by the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop, campers will discover the roots of West African Tradition to Hip Hop, culminating in presentations of their creative achievements. Mentoring programs, outdoor activities, and special trips enhance their experience, fostering a sense of community and a deeper connection to the arts. Enroll today to be part of this dynamic summer camp, where creativity thrives, and the spirit of Harlem comes alive. (Students will be split up by the following age groups: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12).

Session A: July 10th – July 21st
Session B: July 24th – Aug 4th
Session C: Aug 7th – Aug 18th
Pricing: $1,000/session; financial aid available.

Yellow & Orange : 5 -6
Green & Teal : 7-8
Blue & Indigo: 9-10
Violet :11 -12

-Automatic package discount of 14% off when you sign up for all 3 sessions


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Summer Creative Canvas Intensive

Dates – August 6, 2024 – August 29, 2024 (Tues Wed Thurs)
Age 11-20
Calling all artists! Join us this summer from August 6th to August 29th on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for the HSA Creative Canvas Intensive! Unleash your creativity and uncover hidden talents as you dive deep into artistic exploration.
Ages 11-20 are welcome to join us for Figure Drawing, Drawing from Observation, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Graphic Design, Web Design, and more!

Can’t commit to the full three weeks? No worries—come for a week at a time and start your artistic career with HSA!


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The Acting Lab

Dates – August 12, 2024 – August 31, 2024
Ages 11-18

Join us for the return of the 2024 Acting Lab, offering your child a dynamic 3-week acting experience! Dive into acting, directing, and playwriting with HSA this summer. From mastering commercials to starring in plays and performances, your child can unlock their potential! Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to act with us at HSA this summer!


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Summer Dance Intensive

DATES – August 5, 2024 – August 23, 2024
Ages 9 -24

Join us this summer at the HSA Summer Dance Intensive! From August 5th to August 23rd, you will start a thrilling journey exploring various styles of dance. From ballet to hip-hop, our intensive offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to elevate skills and ignite passion. Led by experienced teaching artists, dancers will hone their technique, enhance their creativity, and build lasting friendships. Audition now for an unforgettable summer experience at HSA.

Audition Details
This year students who do not train in the HSA Dance program Submit a 2-minute Ballet and Modern/Contemporary audition video by July 19th, 2024 to: lsimmons@hsanyc.org

In the video, you should also include your name, and age, along with standing in 1st arabesque and tendu à la seconde. Deadline for video submissions is July 19th, 2024.


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Summer Musical Theater Intensive

DATES – August 5, 2024 – August 23, 2024
Ages 10 -16

Students in this intensive will explore all of the aspects of musical theater as they prepare to put together a musical from the Broadway Jr catalog.  

Audition requirements: Prepared to sing, act, and dance for the first day. Each day, students should wear clothes that are nonconstricting and comfortable sneakers. 


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Summer Jazz Intensive

DATES – August 12, 2024 – August 23, 2024
Ages 12 -18

Students will explore jazz improvisation, jazz composition, ear training, and ensemble playing in this 2-week jazz intensive.  There will be a culminating concert featuring the ensembles at the end of the intensive.

Audition Requirements:

Please use the link below to fill out the Jazz Intensive Google Form for more information about audition requirements and dates.

Jazz Intensive Google Form

Videos must be submitted by July 21st, 2024.  Once accepted students can register for the intensive.  Send video submissions to mheermans@hsanyc.org.


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